Paint Night for Wednesday January 25th!

*Families who didn’t sign up their kid but still want them to participate*

6:00 – 7:00 PM 

No kit, no problem!  Here are the materials you will want to have to participate.  

  • Tempura or washable kids paints: red, yellow, blue, white, & black 
  • A medium size paint brush (like 1/2 inch) doesn’t matter round or flat
  • Canvas or paper any size can work 
  • A sponge or paper towel
  • Water bowl  

Link to join us:  https://youtube.com/live/VbFuT4kp2uc?feature=share

Weekly Update:

Enjoy your long weekend!

Monday January 23rd: Day A: Special is Gym

Tuesday January 24th:  Day B: Special is Art.

Wednesday January 25th  Day C: Special is Music. If library books go home, they should be back at school on this day

Thursday January 26th– Day D: Special is Library. Library book exchange.

Friday January 27th- Day A: Special is Gym. Early Dismissal. Wear House colors (: Lesson 15 is a review lesson so please be sure to study the words from lesson 11-14.

Looking ahead:

February 10th- Early Dismissal

February 14th- Valentine’s Day: wear red

February 17th: School is in session and is an Early Dismissal

February 20th- Presidents Day No School

Reading:

Story Genre: Reader’s Theatre

Grammar: Review of Pronouns and abbreviations

Writing skill: Dialogues- students will learn to write short dialogues using quotation marks.

Content-Social Studies

This week we finished up our Energy unit and learned how to conserve and save energy in our daily lives.

Next week we will start with our National Symbols unit.

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*There will not be any reading homework the week of January 17th due to modified reading station scheduling*

Monday January 16th: No school for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Tuesday January 17th:  Day B: Special is Art.

Wednesday January 18th  Day C: Special is Music. If library books go home, they should be back at school on this day

Thursday January 19th– Day D: Special is Applied Engineering. Lesson 14 Reading and Spelling Tests are on this day. Library book exchange.

Friday January 20th- No School: In-service Day

Looking ahead:

Friday January 27th- Early Dismissal Wear house colors day

February 10th- Early Dismissal

February 14th- Valentine’s Day: wear red

Reading:

Story Genre: Nonfiction- a story that has real facts about a topic.

Grammar: Pronouns- a pronoun is a word that takes the place of a noun. Ex: she, he, they, them, you, us.

Writing skill: Dialogues- students will learn to write short dialogues using quotation marks.

Math:

Module 4: Addition and subtraction within 200 with word problems to 100.

Lesson 5: Solve one- and two step word problems within 100 using strategies based in place value.

Lesson 6: Use manipulatives to represent the composition of 10 ones as 1 ten with two-digit addends.

Lesson 7: Relate addition using manipulatives to a written vertical method.

Content-Social Studies

This week we went into depth about the advantages and disadvantages of solar, wind, hydro-electrical energy and fossil fuels.

Next week we will go over how to converse and save energy in our daily lives.

Readathon is Back!

Sign up HERE.

The high school Civitas club members will be visiting each elementary school twice to read books, lead crafts and activities, and encourage the love of reading. This program is for students in kindergarten, first, and second grade and is completely free through a Strong and Healthy Kids grant. The Readathon will be held on Thursday, Feb 23rd and Thursday, March 16th from 3:30-4:30pm. Sign-up online here to reserve your spot. 

  • Students will be dismissed via an announcement and only then should they leave their classrooms and head to the Readathon after school activities. 
  • The program will be held in the PRIMARY COMMONS 
  • Students will need to be picked up promptly at 4:30 PM from the front/main lobby (by the office).  

Weekly Update:

Monday January 9th: Day A: Special is Gym.

Tuesday January 10th:  Day B: Special is Art. Lesson 13 Spelling and Reading Tests are on this day.

Wednesday January 11th  Day C: Special is Music. If library books go home, they should be back at school on this day. Students are permitted to wear pajamas on this day.

Thursday January 12th- Day D: Special is Applied Engineering. Library book exchange.

Friday January 13th- Day A: Special is Gym.

Looking ahead:

Monday January 16th- No School for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Friday January 20th- No school

Friday January 27th- Early Dismissal

Reading:

Story Genre: Nonfiction- a story that has real facts about a topic.

Grammar: Pronouns- a pronoun is a word that takes the place of a noun. Ex: she, he, they, them, you, us.

Writing skill: Dialogues- students will learn to write short dialogues using quotation marks.

Math:

Module 4: Addition and subtraction within 200 with word problems to 100.

Lesson 3: Add and subtract multiples of 10 and some ones within 100.

Lesson 4: Add and subtract multiples of 10 and some ones within 100.

Lesson 5: Solve one and two-step word problems within 100 using place value strategies.

Content-Social Studies

This week we started our energy unit. Students received an introduction on different types of energy such as heat, wind, electrical and hydro.

Next week we will go in depth about the advantages and disadvantages of solar, wind and hydro-electrical energy.

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*Next week there will be different holiday spirit days for each day*

Monday December 19th: Day A: Special is Gym. Wear pajamas- please no slippers.

Tuesday December 20th:  Day B: Special is Art. Wear winter hats, holiday themed hats, ears, or headbands.

Wednesday December 21st  Day C: Special is Music. Lesson 12 Spelling and Reading Tests are on this day. If library books go home, they should be back at school on this day. Wear all white.

Thursday December 22nd- Day D: Special is Applied Engineering. Library book exchange. Gingerbread Day- Thank you to the volunteers who signed up (: Wear Pequea/PM attire.

Friday December 23rd- Day A: Special is Gym. Early Dismissal. Wear any green/ red or blue/white.

Looking ahead:

Monday December 26th- January 2nd- No school for Winter Break

Content-Social Studies

This week we learned about St. Lucia Day, Ramadan, and Las Posadas.

Next week we will learn about Hanukkah, Chinese New Year, and Kwanzaa.

Weekly Update🌬️

Monday December 12th: Day D: Special is Applied Engineering. Library Book Exchange.

Tuesday December 13th:  Day A: Special is Gym. Lesson 11 Spelling and Reading Tests are on this day. Winter Music Showcase is on this day.

Wednesday December 14th:  Day B: Special is Art

Thursday December 15th:  Day C: Special is Music.

Friday December 16th- Day D: Special is Applied Engineering.

Looking ahead:

Thursday December 22nd-Gingerbread Day

Friday December 23rd- Early Dismissal

Monday December 26th- January 2nd- No school for Winter Break

Reading Lesson 12 in Storytown:

Story Genre: NonFiction- Gives facts about a topic

Grammar: Singular Possessive Nouns-ma possessive nouns shows ownership. It tells who or what something belongs to. An ‘s is used to form a singular possessive noun.

Writing Skill: Paragraph writing with a topic, 3 detailed sentences and a conclusion sentence. To capitalize a proper noun. To use basic rules of punctuation.

Content-Social Studies

This week we began our Holidays Around the World lessons. The holidays learned this week were Christmas, Christmas in Canada, Diwali, Boxing Day and Three King’s Day.

Next week they will learn about St. Lucia Day, Ramadan, and Las Posadas.